African Cultural Studies Products

  • The Afrocentric Praxis of Teaching for Freedom

    Connecting Culture to Learning

    By Joyce E. King, Ellen E. Swartz

    The Afrocentric Praxis of Teaching for Freedom explains and illustrates how an African worldview, as a platform for culture-based teaching and learning, helps educators to retrieve African heritage and cultural knowledge which have been historically discounted and decoupled from teaching and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27

  • Development in Crisis

    Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North

    Edited by Rae Lesser Blumberg, Samuel Cohn

    Development in Crisis: Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North, is a provocative, engaging and interesting collection of real-world case studies in development and globalization focusing on under-emphasized threats to growth and human welfare worldwide. Created by two of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20

  • Social Development and Social Work

    Learning from Africa

    Edited by Alice K. Butterfield, Tasse Abye

    Africa has a long experience with reducing poverty and vulnerability. In the contemporary period, social development and social work are at the forefront of dealing with abject poverty and some of the world’s most difficult problems. This book brings research in Africa to the forefront so that…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14

  • Dysconscious Racism, Afrocentric Praxis, and Education for Human Freedom: Through the Years I Keep on Toiling

    The selected works of Joyce E. King

    By Joyce E. King

    A dynamic leader and visionary teacher/scholar, Joyce E. King has made important contributions to the knowledge base on preparing teachers for diversity, culturally connected teaching and learning, and inclusive transformative leadership for change, often in creative partnership with communities.…

    Hardback – 2015-03-25
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Governance for Justice and Environmental Sustainability

    Lessons across Natural Resource Sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Merle Sowman, Rachel Wynberg

    Understanding the governance of complex social-ecological systems is vital in a world faced with rapid environmental change, conflicts over dwindling natural resources, stark disparities between rich and poor and the crises of sustainability. Improved understanding is also essential to promote…

    Hardback – 2014-02-11

  • Charities in the Non-Western World

    The Development and Regulation of Indigenous and Islamic Charities

    Edited by Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown, Justin Pierce

    This book looks at the operation of indigenous charities at a regional, localised and global level. Chapters focus on the adaptation, accountability and operation of charities across a wide range of jurisdictions from China to Indonesia, Thailand, Iran, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Lebanon and Turkey.…

    Hardback – 2013-12-09
    Routledge Charities Studies Series

  • Popular Culture in Africa

    The Episteme of the Everyday

    Edited by Stephanie Newell, Onookome Okome

    This volume marks the 25th anniversary of Karin Barber’s ground-breaking article, "Popular Arts in Africa", which stimulated new debates about African popular culture and its defining categories. Focusing on performances, audiences, social contexts and texts, contributors ask how African…

    Hardback – 2013-11-12
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Moral Education in sub-Saharan Africa

    Culture, Economics, Conflict and AIDS

    Edited by Sharlene Swartz, Monica Taylor

    The term ‘moral’ has had a chequered history in sub-Saharan Africa, mainly due to the legacy of colonialism and Apartheid (in South Africa). In contrast to moral education as a vehicle of cultural imperialism and social control, this volume shows moral education to be concerned with both private…

    Hardback – 2011-02-23

  • Africa, Cultural Studies and Difference

    Edited by Keyan Tomaselli, Handel Kashope Wright

    Cultural Studies has evolved and continues to evolve primarily along regional lines. However uncomfortable this might be, the genie of British cultural studies cannot be returned to the bottle of history. Thus, national versions of cultural studies have arisen in a few African countries. This book…

    Hardback – 2011-02-14

  • Encyclopedia of African Literature

    Edited by Simon Gikandi

    The most comprehensive reference work on African literature to date, this book covers all the key historical and cultural issues in the field. The Encyclopedia contains over 600 entries covering criticism and theory, African literature's development as a field of scholarship, and studies of…

    Paperback – 2009-05-28

  • Time, Space and the Unknown

    Maasai Configurations of Power and Providence

    By Paul Spencer

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2009-05-17

  • The Human Cost of African Migrations

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Niyi Afolabi

    In an era of globalization, population growth, and displacements, migration is now a fact of life in a constantly shifting economic and political world order. This book contributes to the discourse on the beneficiaries, benefactors, and the casualties of African displacement. While the few existing…

    Paperback – 2009-03-06
    African Studies

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